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Table 3 Chemical and physical compositions of NLC, WTC, LC, and WWF

From: Can we use short rotation coppice poplar for sugar based biorefinery feedstock? Bioconversion of 2-year-old poplar grown as short rotation coppice

  Physical composition (%) Chemical composition (%)
Leaf Bark Branch Chip Arabinan Galactan Glucan Xylan Mannan Total sugar Total phenolics Acetic acid Ash Extractives
NLC 0 15 18 67 1.5 ± 0.1 1.3 ± 0.1 33.2 ± 0.5 11.9 ± 0.3 1.6 ± 0.1 49.5 ± 0.2 26.8 ± 1.0 4.3 ± 0.3 3.4 ± 0.0 16.7 ± 0.0
WTC 37 9 12 42 2.1 ± 0.1 1.7 ± 0.1 26.9 ± 0.5 9.4 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.1 41.3 ± 0.2 32.1 ± 1.0 3.7 ± 0.1 5.5 ± 0.1 21.0 ± 0.6
LC 100 0 0 0 2.9 ± 0.1 2.3 ± 0.1 13.1 ± 0.6 3.9 ± 0.2 0.6 ± 0.0 22.7 ± 0.1 39.8 ± 0.1 2.6 ± 0.5 10.5 ± 0.1 27.6 ± 1.3
WWF 0 0 0 100 0.4 ± 0.0 0.4 ± 0.1 46.5 ± 0.9 13.1 ± 0.2 2.6 ± 0.1 63.1 ± 0.4 25.3 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.1 5.2 ± 0.4
  1. ± All data are represented as the mean of triplicates with standard deviation